Sustainably feeding a planet of 11 billion

26 February 2019

Portrait of Professor Sir Charles Godfray

with Professor Sir Charles Godfray
Director, Oxford Martin School

Professor Charles Godfray was appointed Director of the Oxford Martin School on 1 February 2018. He is a population biologist with broad interests in the environmental sciences and has published in fundamental and applied areas of ecology, evolution...

Growing enough food as the world population heads towards 11 billion will require “sustainable intensification”, using a variety of modern technologies to get more from the same amount of land. Oxford Martin Scool’s Director, Charles Godfray, explains at a WEF IdeasLab in Davos why he is optimistic about feeding the world.